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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - June 13, 1964, Bluefield, West Virginia
Justice. Warnen la asked the stay a a Art order burning Resi Deane voting Law in Virginia. Page t vol. Lx1x, no. 165 a Lwft do pain Ugri Iolj second Elk a Poi tag paid at blues talk w. Va., and add a office Bluefield w. Va., saturday morning june 13, 1964 weather. Partly Cloudy today Witk the ugh temperatures ranging Tal the 80. Fth cents 1 e cents a daily sunday running As progressive Scranton vows hard fight Baltimore my. A Pennsylvania gov. William w. Scranton charged into the race for the Republican presidential nomination Friday Labelling the ideas of front running sen. Barry Goldwater a a weird parody of traditional gop principles. To the chants and cheers of his partisans and the jeers of Goldwater supporters a Scranton vowed a crusade for progressive republicanism. A a in a going to go every place that will have me and Tell them Why 1 think we should have pro Greveive republicanism and Why i want to be the candidate a the 46-year-old former congressman declared. S2 Days Tege Scranton with no Campaign manager no itinerary and 32 Days to go in the race for the Nomin Ationo conceded it will be an Uphill fight. But he said Goldwater Hasni to won the nomination yet despite his towering Lead in Delegate strength. A it is too late now a Goldwater said in an interview with the National broadcasting co. Quot it is a desperation move. He will have to wage a costly vigorous Campaign to convince delegates pledged to me that it would be a mistake to stay with Goldwater said former vice president Richard m. Nixon was a the prime movers in getting Scranton to enter the race. The governor said he decided Only thursday night to do so. Nixon who is not a declared candidate said in the Wake of Scranton a announcement that he was Neutral. Goldwater forces holding in Virginia no Scranton splash noted Richmond a. A backers of newly announced presidential candidate gov. William Scranton sought Friday night to Stan the flood tide of sentiment for sen. Barry Goldwater in the Virginia Republican convention. Their present Hopes Are limited to trying to keep the saturday convention from instructing the 10 at Large delegates the convention will name for the Arizona conservative. Of the other 20 delegates to san Francisco convention already named in District conventions 19 Are in the Goldwater Camp. The Stop Goldwater forces scored a minor if perhaps Only temporary Victory when they blocked a move in the resolutions committee that would recommend the convention in Fruct the at Large delegates for Goldwater. Do Agati today a Resolution to instruct failed on a 4-4 vote with committeemen from the 5th and 9th districts absent. The Resolution will be called up again saturday morning. The Scranton announcement created no great splash among Virginia party leaders at a pre convention meeting of the state Central committee. Chairman Horace e. Henderson publicly uncommitted indicated he saw no immediate drop in the Goldwater glitter in the eyes of the potent Goldwater forces in the party. Vice chairman Walter r. Gambill of Richmond a Strong Goldwater fan. Said he did t think the announcement would make any appreciable difference coming As late As it did. But Scranton Headquarters immediately blossomed out in a three room suite operated by Marion Harrison of Arlington a Young attorney who ran for the Virginia House in 1962. Later ballots he said his immediate was to get the convention to abide by its tradition of non turn to Page 2, col. 5 West Virginia madness. A a a a a a take heart beatles Ronceverte w. A. A it a take heart beatles you still have fans Here in Ronceverte. They nearly broke Down the doors of Edward Hardesty a department store to get wigs modelled after your famous hairdos. When you were Here in the United states. Hardesty ordered a Stock of wigs for his Young customers of the Rock set. The trouble was the wigs arrived a Little too late and Hardesty Wasny table to sell them All. So Hardesty figured if he can to sell them be certainly can give them away. And As an added incentive he offered a Quarter to anyone who would come and get one. The Sale started promptly at 10 am. Friday and probably set some sort of record for Brevity. Quot we were out of wigs a we had 18 or 19 of them a in two or three minutes a Hardesty said. Quot the customers swarmed and beatles you May have some fans among the older set. While most erf Hardesty a customers were from 8 to 14 set three people appearing to be in their 40s or 50s tried to take advantage of the offer. There were More customers than wigs. So that no child would be disappointed Hardesty distributed three dozen rubber balls on the same terms a a free Ball plus a Quarter for the trouble of coming to the store. On the wigs. Hardesty is out the 18 Cost plus the Quarter on each. Gop delegation organizes today inside Abby. 10 movies. 3 add years 10 Princeton. 3 Church. 12 society. 5 classified 7 sports. A comics 11 stocks. 10 crosswords 10 to. It editorials 4 weather 2 Gores. 10 Charleston a boosters of gop presidential contenders will be close by trying Lov Sway the uncommitted when West Virginia a delegation to the Republican National convention holds its organizational meeting in Charleston saturday. Adding interest was the announcement by Pennsylvania gov. William w. Scranton in Baltimore Friday that he is running for the gop presidential nomination which Arizona sen. Barry Goldwater has appeared to have almost wrapped up. Colby s. Jack Weaver jr., of Charleston elected by the Republican state executive committee Here last saturday As the new state gop chairman said of the Scranton entry a i think its a healthy Situ Tion. The delegates should have a for Scranton earlier in the week a w e s t virginians for Scranton committee headed by Richard Pence of Parkersburg had called a Yinet ing in Charleston a Daniel Boone hotel for noon saturday two hours in Advance of the convention delegates session in the same hotel. Efforts were being made Friday to bring Scranton himself Here for the meetings but the latest word from his Harrisburg pa., office was that he planned to spend the weekend with his family at Dalton a. Weaver sent a Telegram to Scranton a office inviting the governor to attend the state gop convention delegation meeting in Charleston. Hospitality rooms the state committees for Goldwater and Scranton will have a hospitality rooms at the hotel to entertain the delegates and the state organization of a third contender for the nomination. New York gov. Nelson Rockefeller May do the same. As things stand now three of the 14 elected West Virginia delegates to the july convention in san Francisco Are pledged to support Goldwater for the nomination and three Are pledged to Rockefeller. The other eight Are not publicly committed. The Goldwater delegates Are ton Sweeney of Wheeling Clyde b. Pinson of Huntington and Cooper Benedict of Lewisburg who also is the Gopas . Senate nominee. Pledged to Rockefeller Are Mahlon Guthrie and Cleo s. Turn to Page 2, col. 4 two injured a two men j. M. Pruett 71, of 2254 Toledo St., brie fled and Charles Johnson 28. Of Montgomery. Ain., were injured not critically Friday at t m when the brakes apparently failed on the my truck pictured Here and the vehicle roared Down East River Mountain an u. S. 52 out of control for 288 Yards before it overturned creating the scene above. Johnson Driver of to vehicle suffered Chest and Ether injuries and remained hospitalized although improving at Bluefield sanitarium last night Pruett Driver of a pickup which the truck sideswiped during the wild ride remained it St Luke a Hospital in Blue Field Friday night also on the improving list. The vehicle was leaded with umber and Telephone poles. Goldwater has said repeatedly he thinks Nixon will be his final hurdle on the Way to the nomination. The Gray haired governor his wife at his Side declared his candidacy before More than 400 people at the Maryland Republican state convention in a steaming hotel ballroom. His four Page declaration was packed with Tough talk about the Goldwater Brand of conservatism. Scranton did no to mention the Arizona senator by name but he left no doubt of his target. Bolster others Scranton said the party needs a presidential nominee who can bolster its other candidates not a doom them to undeserved and he declared that the gop will come out of its National convention a United behind our traditional principles not some weird parody on our real Scranton went from the packed convention Hall to an equally packed news conference and said he changed his mind after declaring last sunday he would not try to defeat Goldwater because a i came to the conclusion that we do not want to read Lincoln out of the party and that we want to have a progressive kind of pinning the parody Label on Goldwater a views again without naming him Scranton said most republicans believe m a civil rights for All persons and their equal opportunities and a in economic philosophies that would move Forward both in jobs and creating the answers to wierd conclusions a i think that there Are in the course of the last several months As i have heard them and he has explained them some rather weird conclusions of other persons on these matters a Scranton said. A i believe that As members of a party More than 100 years old we have no right to sell out to the modern expediency is of the easy answer the fast draw the Quick Scranton declared. Then he turned to civil rights urging republicans a let us be done and i mean this with everything i can say with the j fear of the Black Man and the fear of the White Man and let us have the courage to say that there Are those in each party who wish to Trade on there were indications that Goldwater s vote against ending Senate debate on the civil rights Bill was one Factor in convincing Scranton to enter the race. Concerned the governor said he declared his candidacy because a i was concerned about some of the votes in the Senate and 1 was concerned about the future of our he said Republican senators and representatives from All Over the country urged him to run a because they thought it would be very difficult for them to get elected under the other the governor said he telephoned Republican leaders a among them former president Dwight d. Eisenhower and new York gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller a to Tell them of his decision. A i have not talked to anybody about Delegate he said a we have just been talking to people All Over the country interested in the moderate Point of View and telling them in a going to Eisenhower he said a simply said a that was that and it was Fine a and i said a thank you and got off the Rocky ebullient Rockefeller he said a seemed extremely ebullient about the in Gettysburg pa., Eisenhower welcomed Scranton into the race. A in my judgment a he said a free fair and Active Competition among party personalities is not divisive but. To the contrary is Good for the health and vigor of the Goldwater said in Washington he agrees a the delegates should have a the senator said he too welcomed Scranton a candidacy. Scranton said he tried to Tell Goldwater of his decision thurs Day night but reach him. In a Telegram the governor told the senator a i think Yoc know. That though i cannot agree with Many of the positions you have taken i respect you As a Man. On the issues i will be vigorous with All the Power at my command. On personalities i will be former vice president Richard m. Nixon who got Advance word of Scranton a candidacy from the governors associates a said in London it creates a a healthy but Nixon said he will not take sides. Be endorsement a i will not endorse Scranton or anyone else before the convention a he said. Service with a splash guest gasp As waitress mrs. C. W. Nyhuis 29, loses her balance and Heads for the drink while serving at a Hospital Benefit fashion show at a suburban Toronto. Canada motor hotel. Mrs. Nyhuis said the wind caught her tray loaded with Coffee urns and a Over i she swam to safety without Aid As the audience applauded. A wire photo Russ a. German pact signed saboteurs Are blamed for explosions in dominican attempt made on ship Santo Domingo Domini can Republic apr a fiery Chain of ammunition dump explosions at a suburban Barracks killed 8 persons and injured 111 others thursday night and Early Friday. The government blamed unknown saboteurs. Police disclosed also an attempt to blow up a French liner at dockside. Donald Reid Cabral head of the ruling three Man civilian Junta gave the latest casualty count in a radio television address to the people of this restive Caribbean Island Republic. He said an investigation Dis closed that the blasts were set off deliberately by unknown persons and that the investigation is continuing. He told the nation that most of the victims were military and firefighting personnel. As he spoke police reported they had arrested two port workers in the act of placing a homemade bomb in the French liner Flandre docked in Santo Domingo port. The bomb did not explode. The blasts and fires left the City looking As though it had been hit by an earthquake. Glass from broken windows littered the streets of Santo Domingo. Doors were blown in buildings a roofed and porches shattered. For a radius of three quarters of a mile from the Barracks Power and phone lines were felled. Without touching on a threat of communist subversion that perpetually troubles dominican political life col. Braulio Alvarez Deputy chief of staff announced an exhaustive investigation was under Way. Unofficial reports blamed the blasts on a fire in a powder Magazine and said three men and a woman were seen near the Camp just before the explosions occurred. Swedish colonel Florida jury gets ule term Stockholm. Sweden apr a criminal court on Friday imposed a life sentence on swedish col. Stig Wennerstrom who for 14 years betrayed to the soviet Union secrets of his Homeland the United states and the North Atlantic treaty organization. The judicial Climax of Sweden a worst espionage scandal came just 10 Day a before soviet Premier Khrushchev is due in Stockholm on a Goodwill tour of Scandinavia. The Cort tried Wennerstrom 57, Only for his offences against Sweden though the Dapper air Force officer and Diplomat testified that most of his activity at official posts in Moscow. Washington and Stockholm was directed against nato. Prosecutor Werner Ryninger accused him of handing the russians at least 160 top defense secrets of this Neutral nation in a career of espionage that netted him a hundreds of thousands of the government estimated it Cost Sweden $50 million to replace defense installations he betrayed. The life sentence is the most severe penalty in peacetime in Sweden which has not been involved in War for a Century. With Good behaviour the Man who said his soviet code name was a the Eagle would be eligible for parole in 10 years. An air attache abroad and later a disarmament expert in the swedish foreign ministry Wennerstrom was arrested last july 20 while preparing to flee to Spain. Photog doll a Tissie me Conkey 18, of Barboursville will represent West Virginia members of National press photographers association in Nipa Beauty contest in Las vegas this month. Winner will be chosen on basis of facial Beauty. A temperatures will be above average the . Weather Bureau says temperatures through wednesday will average 3 to 5 degrees above Normal readings for this time of year in we est Virginia. Normal lows Are 54 in the North and 60 in the South and highs generally Are about 80 in the North and 85 in the South. The forecast for saturday called for warmer weather followed by cooler on sunday and a warming trend monday or tuesday. St. Augustine Fla. A a grand jury in special session moved swiftly Friday to open biracial talks aimed at ending racial troubles even As More negroes went to jail in an integration attempt. This was the most significant step toward halting violence marked Street marches since demonstrations resumed four Days ago in historic St. Augustine. Meaningful urging citizens to help relieve racial tensions the St. Johns county grand jury reported a few hours after it convened that it would try Quot to establish meaningful lines of communication through which the diverse groups involved May establish mutually acceptable seven More negroes joined integration Leader the Rev. Martin Luther King or. In the county jail. They tried to be served at the same Motel restaurant where King and 17 other persons were arrested thursday. Shortly afterwards about 23 More negroes were arrested for trying to desegregate several restaurants. Then about 30 negroes picketed the Park with placards denouncing segregation. Plead innocent a ring and two companions the Rev. Ralph d. Abernathy and a White chaplain the Rev. William England of Boston University pleaded innocent Friday to charges of trespassing intent to breach the peace and conspiracy. Allies see no critical move Moscow a the soviet Union and communist East Germany signed a 20-year Friendship treaty Friday but stopped Short of sparking new International crisis Over Germany and Berlin. Cautiously soviet Premier Khrushchev characterized the pact As contributing to a peaceful regulation of the German he warned that the Issue can a absolutely unexpectedly provoke a the treaty specifically said soviet obligations under the Potsdam agreement with the West signed after world War a would not be affected. This treaty concerned ., soviet British and French control in Germany and the statement presumably Means Western Access rights to Berlin remain As they axe. Net critical Hie United states Britain my France after urgent consultation judged the pact to be Short of a world War n peace treaty and thus As creating no new critical situation. A separate peace treaty would have meant East Germany could claim total authority Over Access to West Berlin for which the West now holds Moscow solely responsible. Khrushchev announced the treaty to a cheering audience of 6,000. While the treaty said one of its purposes was to a make easier the conclusion of a German peace treaty a it appeared to fall Short of what visiting communist chief Walter Ulbricht of East Germany wanted. The treaty said the the two signers a consider West Berlin an Independent political unit a and not a part of the West German Federal Republic. This could become toe basis for some new attempt to change toe status of West Berlin but diplomats in Moscow said this was not dear. Does net extend Ulbricht who followed Khrushchev on the platform said the treaty provided that the soviets and East germans would regard isolated West Berlin As an entity to which a the competence of the West German Federal Republic does not eve since 1958, when he issued an ultimatum to the West Khrushchev has been threatening to sign a peace treaty with East Germany. Repeatedly he has drawn Back his demands that the West sign a treaty with both Germany. Popular vote proposal on civil rights turned Back triples expansion new York a Kentucky Power co. Has announced a construction program that will almost triple its previous plans for expansion of its Eastern Kentucky electric Power transmission facilities. Scranton enters the race against Barry Goldwater thus shattering the belief that the custom of human sacrifice had been abandoned. Washington a the Senate turned Down 67-22 Friday a proposal by sen. Richard b. Russell d-ga., to submit the civil rights Bill to a popular vote in the november National elections. The vote capped toe hottest argument of the cloture bound debate which pitted Russell and Senate Republican Leader Everett m. Dirksen of Illinois against one another with rising voices and waving. Each used up about one third of the hour allotted to each senator for talk about All amendments and the Bill itself it was one of the most dramatic episodes of the 77-Day-old civil rights debate. It came As an interlude in the Senate a continued rejection in rapid fire order of a succession of amendments offered by the Southern foes of toe Bill headed by Russell. Among the other proposals rejected was one by sen. John Stennis d-miss., aimed at Freedom riders a by making it a Federal crime to Cross a state line for the purpose of violating a state Law. This was beaten 72-21. In All 11 proposals were rejected by Large margins before the Senate recessed at 7 05 . Until 10 . Saturday. Only two minor changes were approved by voice vote with the leadership a Blessing. Russell in seeking to submit the civil rights Bill to a referendum in the nov. 3 general election declared a let the voice of the american people be heard on this but Dirksen who has played a key role in pushing toward passage the Compromise Bill fashioned by himself. Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana and other leaders said this would be cowardly of Congress. Russell argued that this is a the most far reaching Bill Ever presented to the Congress and a this violent change in our Way of government should not take effect until approved by the hut Dirksen told his colleagues Quot if you want to destroy All Hope for the civil rights Bill then vote for this his voice dripping with sarcasm Dirksen said a i thought i came Here As a legislator and not to depend on a National referendum to determine what i should Dirksen said russells amendment would a gut this Russell replied that if it is True As Dirksen said that is referendum amendment would Kin the Bill then it Means dirt sen is cramming the Bill a Down the throats of the people when they done to want
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